Skip to main content

About your Search

20130201
20130228
SHOW
STATION
KQED (PBS) 2
KRCB (PBS) 2
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)
PBS
Feb 27, 2013 10:00pm PST
for the pbs newshour has been prided by: >> support also comes from >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewerlikeou. thank you. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a history of discrimination-- mainly in the deep south-- to get federal approval, or pre- clearance, before changing voting procedures or districts. lewis argued the provision-- known as "section five"-- must be preserved. >> there are still forces in this country that want to take us back to another period, but we're not going ba
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)